BNY Mellon

Counsel -Corporate Governance (BB-246D5)

Found in: Neuvoo HK


Job Description


Under moderate guidance from more experienced attorneys, prepares legal advice for a particular business or functional area on broad, non-complex issues. Continues to build knowledge of either a practice area such as employment, contracts, litigation, securities, intellectual property, etc. or the internal client's business and associated products/services. Often contributes as part of a larger team supporting a department/unit. Assists in handling a portfolio of legal issues, supporting internal stakeholders, relevant to issues affecting the assigned entity. Actively involved in advanced matter work, supporting internal counsel through legal research, document review, writing and editing legal responses, etc. Drafts legal strategies/solutions. Seeks guidance from senior colleagues to ensure an understanding of their assignments within the context of the larger issues at hand and the strategies of the internal entity. Coordinate and collaborate with various business areas to gather information related to legal matters or due diligence activities. Synthesizes information and presents summary to senior attorneys. May coordinate with outside counsel for information exchange. Conducts a first review of outside counsel work product and provides a summary of findings/observations to senior attorneys. Develops legal expertise through the execution of more complex activities and works to develop expanded knowledge of the specific line of business/ function(s) or practice area(s) supported. May train less experienced attorneys on internal work processes. Provides training and advice to less experienced colleagues on advanced internal procedures or basic legal questions. May begin to take on small matters for assigned client/practice area under the close guidance of a more senior attorney. May assign work to legal support staff. Job scope is limited to personal contribution towards team goals. In some jurisdictions, may reflect the first level where the incumbent is considered a fully qualified attorney. Modified based upon local regulations/requirements. Advanced Legal Degree or local country equivalent degree usually required. Progression to this level usually requires licensure/certification by the local country or jurisdiction. In some jurisdictions, may not require licensure or certification for placement in the role,, in others, licensure/certification is required.


3-5 years minimum of total work experience as a qualified attorney is preferred. Prior corporate legal experience within the financial services industry is preferred.

calendar_today2 days ago


info Full-time

location_on Hong Kong

work BNY Mellon

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